Errors in Exim, rebaseall, inetd.

Charles Wilson
Fri Dec 17 16:11:00 GMT 2010

On 12/17/2010 6:46 AM, Ross Hemingway wrote:
> 4/  inetd.exe:  This is not an error, but a big inconvenience.  When
> this inetd is installed as a service (cygrunsrv -I), and then started as
> a service (net start inetd), it does not keep a Services.msc presence.
> Hence you cannot stop it (net stop inetd).  The only way to stop it is
> with a force kill process on the inetd.exe.

Do you add "-D" to the arguments passed on to inetd by cygrunsrv? E.g.
  cygrunsrv -I inetd -d "CYGWIN inetd" -p /usr/sbin/inetd -a "-D" ...
Without -D, inetd will "daemonize" which means fork a new copy of
itself, and the old copy exits. Since cygrunsrv only knows about the old exits too.

This is why the "iu-config" script is install inetd
"correctly" by taking care of these details.


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